KYC Vice President

The BSA/AML KYC Officer is responsible for overseeing KYC tasks and advising the front line on KYC policies and ensuring the bank is compliance with all KYC/CIP requirements. BSA/AML KYC Officer will also oversee all changes made to the KYC software process and workflows.

General Department Description

The Americas Legal and Compliance Division ("ALCD") is divided broadly into two main functions: the Legal function, which manages legal risk by providing transnational and litigation support and providing training, and the Compliance function, which manages compliance and regulatory risk by establishing compliance policies, providing training, conducting compliance reviews, monitoring anti-money laundering ("AML") and know your customer ("KYC") matters, and coordinating regulatory examinations and relations. Although the two functions are distinct, they are closely related and often overlap, such as when the Legal Unit provides the statutory interpretation of new laws which are used by the Compliance team to prepare policies.

SUMMARY:

The BSA/AML KYC Officer is responsible for overseeing day to day KYC related tasks and advising front line on KYC policies and real time questions and ensuring the bank is compliance with all KYC/CIP requirements. BSA/AML KYC Officer will also oversee all changes made to the bank’s KYC software process and workflows.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

1) General

The BSA/AML KYC Officer is responsible for overseeing day to day KYC related tasks and advising front line on KYC policies and real time questions and ensuring the bank is compliance with all KYC/CIP requirements. BSA/AML KYC Officer will also oversee all changes made to the bank’s KYC software process and workflows.

2) Administrative

Support the BSA/AML system and team administration as needed e.g. through report preparation and review of minutes, SAR filings and any AML related logs or reports maintained pertaining to AML as well as coverage of Compliance Coordinator function, filing SARs and reports associated with it, miscellaneous administrative tasks and ad hoc reporting assignments as directed by Team Leader

3) Policy

Support the BSA/AML Team Leader and Compliance Unit Head in development, enhancement and revision of procedures and guidelines, and review of monitoring rules

4) Technical Skills Required Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point; some familiarity with external databases such as Lexis-Nexis, World-Check; experience with automated transaction monitoring system preferred but not required.

MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS OR EXPERIENCE:

Working knowledge of applicable anti-money laundering and anti-terrorist financing laws and regulations

Experience with automated monitoring system and AML Case investigations.

OTHER/MISCELLANEOUS:

  • Additional ad hoc projects as assigned by Team Leader and additional work hours may be requested to meet deadlines.
  • Experience with / knowledge of applicable anti-money laundering and anti-terrorist financing laws and regulations, experience with automated monitoring system case work, experience with the Bank's BSA AML Team policies and procedures and an overall understanding of overall banking knowledge
  • Ability to carry out duties and train additional staff to carry out their duties consistently among the team and in accordance with applicable bank policies and procedures
  • Enhanced writing and proofreading skills as well.
  • ACAMS Certification will be required

Mizuho Bank Ltd. offers a competitive total rewards package.

We are an EEO/AA Employer - M/F/Disability/Veteran.

We participate in the E-Verify program.

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.





About Us

Mizuho Americas is a leading financial institution that offers clients award-winning strategic and creative solutions in corporate and investment banking, financing, securities, treasury services, asset management, research and more. We have experts in offices throughout the US, Canada, Mexico, Brazil and Chile. Our operations in the Americas connect our broad client base of major corporations, financial institutions and public sector entities to local markets and the vast global network of our parent company—Mizuho Financial Group.

Mizuho Financial Group is one of the largest financial institutions in the world, offering comprehensive financial and strategic services including private banking and venture capital through its subsidiaries. Based in Japan, the group has over 56,000 professionals working in 920 offices in nearly 40 countries throughout Asia, EMEA, and the Americas. As of March 31, 2016 its total assets were $1.8 trillion.

Mizuho Bank Ltd. offers a competitive total rewards package.

We are an EEO/AA Employer - M/F/Disability/Veteran.

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.